Anton Melnikov is a brand of publishers/developers run by WebPick Internet Holdings Ltd. located in Ramat Ha'Chayal Tel Aviv, Israel. The company is a primary distributor of unwanted software. Anton Melnikov is a developer of WebPick Internet Holdings and publishes a number of adware web browser plugins designed to monitor web browser behavior and inject advertisements (banner, popups, text-links, etc.) in the browser by using the WebPick InstalleRex monetization delivery platform. These programs from Anton Melnikov are typiclaly installed on a variety of names and misspellings and are very difficult to remove. According to WebPick, they use developers to sign their adware in order to "throw off competitors".
COMODO CA Limited
8/27/2013 2:00:00 AM
8/28/2014 1:59:59 AM
CN=Anton Melnikov, O=Anton Melnikov, STREET=Borshagovskaya 117, L=Kiev, S=Kiev, PostalCode=03058, C=UA
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB
Detections (100% detected)
PUP.AntonMelnikov.H, Adware.WebPick.Installer.p, Adware.WebPick.Installer.s, Adware.WebPick.Installer.W, Adware.WebPick.Installer.K, Adware.WebPick.Installer.x, Adware.WebPick.Installer.d, PUP.Installer.AntonMelnikov.I, Adware.WebPick.Installer.EE, Adware.WebPick.Installer.H, Adware.WebPick.Installer.b, Adware.WebPick.Installer.N, PUP.WebPick.Installer, PUP.WebPick.AntonMelnikov.Installer (M), Adware.WebPick.Installer (M)
Adware.Downware.1521, Adware.Downware.2108, Threat.Undefined, Trojan.WebPick.2540
Generic PUA EF, InstallRex, PUA 'InstallRex'
Antiy Labs AVL
RiskWare[Downloader:not-a-virus]/Win32.AdLoad, RiskWare[Downloader:not-a-virus,HEUR]/Win32.AdLoad, Trojan/Win32.AntiFW.b
Artemis!BDFCC6FAACB9, PUP-FHQ!D7DE42C8B44C, PUP-FHQ!AFF880B71959, PUP-FHQ!72384E570B44, Program.PUP-FHQ
McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!BDFCC6FAACB9, PUP-FHQ!D7DE42C8B44C, PUP-FHQ!AFF880B71959, PUP-FHQ!72384E570B44, BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.fc
Downloads URLs for files signed by Anton Melnikov.
The following websites host and distribute files published by Anton Melnikov.
The following publishers (by Authenticode signature organization name) are related.
* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to Anton Melnikov by COMODO CA Limited on August 27, 2013 with the serial number '008efe75ffe332b06c663189a317121232'.